Jacques Fath haute couture black skirt & top, circa 1953

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This utterly chic two-piece evening ensemble consisting of a velvet halter neck top and satin skirt is perfect for red carpet events. The top features a sweetheart neckline and fastens at the back of the neck with hook and eyes. The skirt has two layers, a column skirt underneath and a peplum in matching black satin that flares out from the hips, with a split at the front and back, creating a glamorous tired effect.

Constructed in black velvet and satin
Comprising of a halter neck top and double layered skirt
Zip fastenings to the rear of the top and the skirt
Very good condition with some small marks on the top and skirt and bears the original label and linings
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Top Bust: 82cm
Waist: 66cm
Hip: 90cm
Length: 55cm
Skirt Waist: 69cm
Hip: 94cm
Length: 94cm
Underslip length: 112cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size S

Details

  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    44.09 in. L
    112 cm L
  • Bust
    32.28 in. (82 cm)
  • Waist
    27.17 in. (69 cm)
  • Hip
    37.01 in. (94 cm)
  • Length
    44.09 in. (112 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU7241480773
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2014

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Located in London, GB

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